The Truth About Cars » Congress http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Mon, 02 May 2016 17:45:38 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Life in Prison for Car Hacking? Michigan Takes the First Steps http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/life-in-prison-for-car-hacking-michigan-takes-the-first-steps/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/life-in-prison-for-car-hacking-michigan-takes-the-first-steps/#comments Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:30:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1333922 Hoping to access and remotely take charge of a vehicle’s operating system via your laptop? Expect to shower with strange men in a place where the Wi-Fi sucks. Life behind bars is the penalty proposed by two Michigan senators seeking to regulate the state’s connected and autonomous vehicle industry, Automotive News reports. The bills introduced […]

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Hoping to access and remotely take charge of a vehicle’s operating system via your laptop? Expect to shower with strange men in a place where the Wi-Fi sucks. Life behind bars is the penalty proposed by two Michigan senators seeking to regulate the state’s connected and autonomous vehicle industry, Automotive News reports. The bills introduced […]

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Ontario Controversy Adds More Fuel to the EV Incentive Debate http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/ontario-controversy-adds-more-fuel-to-the-ev-incentive-debate/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/ontario-controversy-adds-more-fuel-to-the-ev-incentive-debate/#comments Wed, 27 Apr 2016 19:05:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1332922 Two sides, two seemingly valid arguments. And in the middle, five $1.1 million cars. Through the province’s Electric Vehicle Incentive Program, Ontario taxpayers helped lower the price of five Porsche 918 Spyders last year, according to Canada’s national broadcaster, leaving many wondering why their cash helped fund supercars for the ultra wealthy. The program shaved […]

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Two sides, two seemingly valid arguments. And in the middle, five $1.1 million cars. Through the province’s Electric Vehicle Incentive Program, Ontario taxpayers helped lower the price of five Porsche 918 Spyders last year, according to Canada’s national broadcaster, leaving many wondering why their cash helped fund supercars for the ultra wealthy. The program shaved […]

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Should 54.5 MPG Stay or Go? CAFE Crams for Midterms http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/should-54-5-mpg-stay-or-go-cafe-crams-for-midterms/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/should-54-5-mpg-stay-or-go-cafe-crams-for-midterms/#comments Mon, 18 Apr 2016 14:00:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1326562 As regulatory bigwigs gear up for a midterm review of corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) requirements, will the 54.5 mpg target for light-duty vehicles get a haircut, or be deemed too  unambitious? Under a 2012 agreement between the federal government and automakers, cars and light trucks will have until 2025 to meet the 54.5 mpg […]

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As regulatory bigwigs gear up for a midterm review of corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) requirements, will the 54.5 mpg target for light-duty vehicles get a haircut, or be deemed too  unambitious? Under a 2012 agreement between the federal government and automakers, cars and light trucks will have until 2025 to meet the 54.5 mpg […]

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DOT Goes Wikileaks on Dealers, Puts Your Car’s Secrets Online http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/dot-goes-wikileaks-dealers-puts-cars-secrets-online/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/dot-goes-wikileaks-dealers-puts-cars-secrets-online/#comments Thu, 31 Mar 2016 17:00:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1315682 Your vehicle’s hidden flaws and most shocking (mechanical) secrets will soon be just a click away. The Department of Transportation is ending the clandestine relationship between your car’s dealer and the manufacturer by posting all Technical Service Bulletins (TSB) online, according to Consumer Reports. TSBs, which outline the recommended procedure for repairing vehicles, will be […]

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Your vehicle’s hidden flaws and most shocking (mechanical) secrets will soon be just a click away. The Department of Transportation is ending the clandestine relationship between your car’s dealer and the manufacturer by posting all Technical Service Bulletins (TSB) online, according to Consumer Reports. TSBs, which outline the recommended procedure for repairing vehicles, will be […]

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Volkswagen Targeted by Federal Trade Commission Lawsuit http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-targeted-federal-trade-commission-lawsuit/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-targeted-federal-trade-commission-lawsuit/#comments Tue, 29 Mar 2016 17:41:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1314250 It wasn’t so clean, was it? The Federal Trade Commission filed suit against Volkswagen on March 29, claiming the automaker’s “Clean Diesel” ad campaign was a deception that tricked buyers into purchasing its supposedly eco-friendly vehicles. By filing the complaint against Volkswagen, the FTC (which can’t levy fines) would be able to seek compensation for […]

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It wasn’t so clean, was it? The Federal Trade Commission filed suit against Volkswagen on March 29, claiming the automaker’s “Clean Diesel” ad campaign was a deception that tricked buyers into purchasing its supposedly eco-friendly vehicles. By filing the complaint against Volkswagen, the FTC (which can’t levy fines) would be able to seek compensation for […]

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Volkswagen Gets a New Diesel Deadline, But There Won’t Be Another http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-gets-new-diesel-deadline-wont-another/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-gets-new-diesel-deadline-wont-another/#comments Thu, 24 Mar 2016 19:00:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1311194 After missing today’s deadline for a U.S. emissions fix, Volkswagen has been issued a new one, and will now face a summer trial if the date passes without a plan to cure its diesel ills. The extension of the deadline until April 21 was issued by U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer, who had earlier set the March […]

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After missing today’s deadline for a U.S. emissions fix, Volkswagen has been issued a new one, and will now face a summer trial if the date passes without a plan to cure its diesel ills. The extension of the deadline until April 21 was issued by U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer, who had earlier set the March […]

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Showdown Over EPA Racecar Regulations Begins in Congress http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/showdown-over-epa-racecar-regulations-begins-in-congress/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/showdown-over-epa-racecar-regulations-begins-in-congress/#comments Wed, 16 Mar 2016 19:18:47 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1305497 Is it curtains for modified street cars on the racetrack, or will a compromise save the day? The first meeting of a congressional committee tasked with deciding the fate of drivers who race modified street vehicles took place on March 15, and a glimmer of hope emerged, according to Jalopnik. Earlier this month, a bipartisan […]

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Is it curtains for modified street cars on the racetrack, or will a compromise save the day? The first meeting of a congressional committee tasked with deciding the fate of drivers who race modified street vehicles took place on March 15, and a glimmer of hope emerged, according to Jalopnik. Earlier this month, a bipartisan […]

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Volkswagen Investors Want an Expensive Pound of Flesh http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-investors-want-expensive-pound-flesh/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-investors-want-expensive-pound-flesh/#comments Tue, 15 Mar 2016 17:00:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1304297 The numbers are big — 278 investors seeking $3.61 billion — but the latest lawsuit leveled at Volkswagen is merely another drop in the penalty bucket for the embattled automaker. As has been expected for some time, a group of institutional investors from numerous countries is seeking compensation for financial damage caused by Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal, Reuters is […]

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The numbers are big — 278 investors seeking $3.61 billion — but the latest lawsuit leveled at Volkswagen is merely another drop in the penalty bucket for the embattled automaker. As has been expected for some time, a group of institutional investors from numerous countries is seeking compensation for financial damage caused by Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal, Reuters is […]

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Volkswagen to Slash Office Jobs by Next Year, Says Report http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-slash-office-jobs-next-year-says-report/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-slash-office-jobs-next-year-says-report/#comments Thu, 10 Mar 2016 21:15:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1301665 Like ripples in a pool of sulphur-rich oil, the impact from Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal keeps spreading. In a cost-cutting measure designed to mitigate the growing financial damage caused by the scandal, Volkswagen is planning to cut 3,000 administration jobs in Germany, according to Reuters. The source of unofficial claim comes from two contacts inside the […]

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Like ripples in a pool of sulphur-rich oil, the impact from Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal keeps spreading. In a cost-cutting measure designed to mitigate the growing financial damage caused by the scandal, Volkswagen is planning to cut 3,000 administration jobs in Germany, according to Reuters. The source of unofficial claim comes from two contacts inside the […]

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BREAKING: Volkswagen Group of America CEO Michael Horn Resigns http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-group-of-america-ceo-michael-horn-resigns/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-group-of-america-ceo-michael-horn-resigns/#comments Wed, 09 Mar 2016 21:34:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1300929 Volkswagen’s American operation is looking for a new leader. Michael Horn, president and CEO of Volkswagen Group of America, stepped down effective immediately on March 9. The company stated that Horn departed in mutual agreement with the company, and will be pursuing other opportunities. Horn’s duties will be taken over on an interim basis by […]

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Volkswagen’s American operation is looking for a new leader. Michael Horn, president and CEO of Volkswagen Group of America, stepped down effective immediately on March 9. The company stated that Horn departed in mutual agreement with the company, and will be pursuing other opportunities. Horn’s duties will be taken over on an interim basis by […]

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Bipartisan Bill Aims to Kill EPA Racecar Regulation http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/bipartisan-bill-aims-kill-epa-racecar-regulation/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/bipartisan-bill-aims-kill-epa-racecar-regulation/#comments Tue, 08 Mar 2016 19:00:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1299721 Attention, racecar enthusiasts: Your Congressional representatives are looking out for you! Normally, this phrase would be met with suspicion and outright fear, but for those fighting the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed regulation on racecar conversions, it’s the best news they’ve had in weeks. A bipartisan bill introduced in Congress would protect the track-only use of […]

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Attention, racecar enthusiasts: Your Congressional representatives are looking out for you! Normally, this phrase would be met with suspicion and outright fear, but for those fighting the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed regulation on racecar conversions, it’s the best news they’ve had in weeks. A bipartisan bill introduced in Congress would protect the track-only use of […]

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Volkswagen 2-Liter Diesel Fix Plan Won’t Be Ready by Deadline http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-diesel-fix-wont-happen-deadline/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/volkswagen-diesel-fix-wont-happen-deadline/#comments Sat, 05 Mar 2016 19:20:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1297058 Volkswagen won’t be meeting a March 24 deadline to outline a diesel fix for U.S. regulators, Automotive News reports. Volkswagen brand chief Herbert Diess made the admission in a German newspaper on March 5, claiming it will take the embattled company months, not weeks, to work out a fix for vehicles affected by the the […]

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Volkswagen won’t be meeting a March 24 deadline to outline a diesel fix for U.S. regulators, Automotive News reports. Volkswagen brand chief Herbert Diess made the admission in a German newspaper on March 5, claiming it will take the embattled company months, not weeks, to work out a fix for vehicles affected by the the […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Volkswagen Sees a Savior, Goodyear Dreams of Spheres, and Toyota Shakes It Up http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-man-takes-scary-job-goodyear-dreams-spheres-toyota-shakes/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-man-takes-scary-job-goodyear-dreams-spheres-toyota-shakes/#comments Thu, 03 Mar 2016 16:00:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1295514 An American man will soon enjoy the task of making people love his controversial company again. That, Goodyear’s been watching I, Robot, Toyota shatters its corporate structure, sentiment grows for better braking, and the feds say the airbag recall has gone far enough … after the break! Volkswagen hires (they hope) Mr. Fix-It It’s a […]

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An American man will soon enjoy the task of making people love his controversial company again. That, Goodyear’s been watching I, Robot, Toyota shatters its corporate structure, sentiment grows for better braking, and the feds say the airbag recall has gone far enough … after the break! Volkswagen hires (they hope) Mr. Fix-It It’s a […]

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TTAC News Round-up: China Binds Up Holland, BMW Needs New Friends, Young People Dream On http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-china-binds-holland-bmw-needs-new-friends-young-people-dream/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-china-binds-holland-bmw-needs-new-friends-young-people-dream/#comments Tue, 01 Mar 2016 14:00:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1292898 Amsterdam’s port facility is more crowded than a Walmart on Black Friday and it’s all China’s fault. That, BMW wonders how it all went wrong, Millennials bare their souls to a salesman, Toyota walks down memory lane, and a safety regulator has some explaining to do … after the break! Barges for Buicks leads to […]

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Amsterdam’s port facility is more crowded than a Walmart on Black Friday and it’s all China’s fault. That, BMW wonders how it all went wrong, Millennials bare their souls to a salesman, Toyota walks down memory lane, and a safety regulator has some explaining to do … after the break! Barges for Buicks leads to […]

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Ralph Nader: Unsafe at Any Age http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/ralph-nader-unsafe-age/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/ralph-nader-unsafe-age/#comments Sat, 27 Feb 2016 16:30:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1291001 The author of the most famous — and controversial — book ever penned about the automotive industry turns 82 today. Automobile safety crusader Ralph Nader probably wouldn’t have made it to this ripe old age if the industry hadn’t made design changes and undergone cultural reforms in the wake of his scathing 1965 publication “Unsafe at Any Speed.” […]

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The author of the most famous — and controversial — book ever penned about the automotive industry turns 82 today. Automobile safety crusader Ralph Nader probably wouldn’t have made it to this ripe old age if the industry hadn’t made design changes and undergone cultural reforms in the wake of his scathing 1965 publication “Unsafe at Any Speed.” […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Infamous GM Engineer Speaks, You Only Get One With Dinner, and Hydrogen’s Hedged Bet http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-infamous-gm-engineer-speaks-you-only-get-one-with-dinner-and-hydrogens-hedged-bet/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-infamous-gm-engineer-speaks-you-only-get-one-with-dinner-and-hydrogens-hedged-bet/#comments Sat, 16 Jan 2016 16:04:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1268041 The man in the middle of GM’s faulty ignition switch has finally spoken, and the word “mistake” came up at least twice. That, does anyone have the number for Google, GM and Honda may join forces, and take a cab … after the break! Former GM engineer says ‘mistakes were made’ in faulty switch The engineer at […]

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The man in the middle of GM’s faulty ignition switch has finally spoken, and the word “mistake” came up at least twice. That, does anyone have the number for Google, GM and Honda may join forces, and take a cab … after the break! Former GM engineer says ‘mistakes were made’ in faulty switch The engineer at […]

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U.S. Transportation Department Seeks $4B For Future Autonomous Cars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/u-s-transportation-department-seeks-4b-future-autonomous-cars/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/u-s-transportation-department-seeks-4b-future-autonomous-cars/#comments Fri, 15 Jan 2016 20:00:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1267745 U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Thursday said his department would seek nearly $4 billion over the next 10 years to standardize rules for self-driving cars and make it easier for carmakers to offer more autonomous vehicles. The plan was mentioned Tuesday by President Barack Obama during his final State of the Union address and […]

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U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Thursday said his department would seek nearly $4 billion over the next 10 years to standardize rules for self-driving cars and make it easier for carmakers to offer more autonomous vehicles. The plan was mentioned Tuesday by President Barack Obama during his final State of the Union address and […]

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TTAC News Round-Up: Mazda’s Crossover Mania, Hyundai Lands a Lambo Man, Toyota is Just The Tops http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-up-mazdas-crossover-mania-hyundai-lands-a-lambo-man-toyota-is-just-the-tops/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ttac-news-round-up-mazdas-crossover-mania-hyundai-lands-a-lambo-man-toyota-is-just-the-tops/#comments Mon, 28 Dec 2015 17:00:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1250801 Newly promoted, high-priced executives at Mazda seem to think there’s something to this crossover fad. That, Hyundai’s landed a Benjamin Button to lead Genesis and I wish I would have known how cheap I could have purchased an F1 team … after the break. New Mazda boss keying on crossover sales New Mazda North America […]

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Newly promoted, high-priced executives at Mazda seem to think there’s something to this crossover fad. That, Hyundai’s landed a Benjamin Button to lead Genesis and I wish I would have known how cheap I could have purchased an F1 team … after the break. New Mazda boss keying on crossover sales New Mazda North America […]

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Feds Pass Low Volume Law, Turn-key Fun for Everyone http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/feds-pass-low-volume-law-turn-key-fun-everyone/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/feds-pass-low-volume-law-turn-key-fun-everyone/#comments Wed, 09 Dec 2015 20:00:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1238657 For decades, enthusiasts came to dread new motor vehicle laws, as they typically conspire against the use of motor vehicles for fun. Post-Nader safety regulations that made cars heavier and less nimble came first. Emissions laws came a few years later, which strangled the previously-unrestricted engines into submission. The death of leaded fuel helped many of those […]

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For decades, enthusiasts came to dread new motor vehicle laws, as they typically conspire against the use of motor vehicles for fun. Post-Nader safety regulations that made cars heavier and less nimble came first. Emissions laws came a few years later, which strangled the previously-unrestricted engines into submission. The death of leaded fuel helped many of those […]

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Heads of Automakers in US Meet In Washington, Discuss Safety, Recalls http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/heads-automakers-us-meet-washington-discuss-safety-recalls/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/heads-automakers-us-meet-washington-discuss-safety-recalls/#comments Wed, 02 Dec 2015 21:00:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1234081 Auto executives from nearly every major U.S. automaker met in Washington D.C. on Tuesday to discuss safety, recalls and technology with Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx, Automotive News reported. Senior executives from 15 automakers, including General Motors’ CEO Mary Barra, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne, Volkswagen of America CEO Michael Horn and Nissan North […]

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Auto executives from nearly every major U.S. automaker met in Washington D.C. on Tuesday to discuss safety, recalls and technology with Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx, Automotive News reported. Senior executives from 15 automakers, including General Motors’ CEO Mary Barra, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne, Volkswagen of America CEO Michael Horn and Nissan North […]

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Republicans Willing To Trade Bad Emissions For Better Safety http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/republicans-willing-trade-bad-emissions-better-safety/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/republicans-willing-trade-bad-emissions-better-safety/#comments Wed, 21 Oct 2015 21:00:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1202049 In its proposal Wednesday, U.S. House Republicans offered a carbon credit plan for automakers to trade tougher emissions standards for more safety technology. (You know, the safety features that people are already willing to pay for.) “This is a life-saving endeavor,” Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., said according to Reuters (via Automotive News). Trading pollution for safety, “incentivizes automakers […]

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In its proposal Wednesday, U.S. House Republicans offered a carbon credit plan for automakers to trade tougher emissions standards for more safety technology. (You know, the safety features that people are already willing to pay for.) “This is a life-saving endeavor,” Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., said according to Reuters (via Automotive News). Trading pollution for safety, “incentivizes automakers […]

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Volkswagen of America CEO Horn: We Need to ‘Bloody Learn’ to Get Act Together http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/volkswagen-america-ceo-horn-need-bloody-learn-get-act-together/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/volkswagen-america-ceo-horn-need-bloody-learn-get-act-together/#comments Thu, 08 Oct 2015 16:50:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1191458 Volkswagen of America CEO Michael Horn testified to a congressional committee Thursday that he wasn’t aware until last month of the illegal “defeat device” installed on nearly 500,000 cars in the U.S. — approximately 11 million worldwide — and that the car company could take several years to fix its cars. Horn testified in front […]

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Volkswagen of America CEO Michael Horn testified to a congressional committee Thursday that he wasn’t aware until last month of the illegal “defeat device” installed on nearly 500,000 cars in the U.S. — approximately 11 million worldwide — and that the car company could take several years to fix its cars. Horn testified in front […]

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Watch Volkswagen’s Michael Horn Testify Live Here (Video) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/watch-volkswagens-michael-horn-testify-live-here-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/watch-volkswagens-michael-horn-testify-live-here-video/#comments Thu, 08 Oct 2015 14:32:08 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1191370 The post Watch Volkswagen’s Michael Horn Testify Live Here (Video) appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

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Everything Is Going Well Over In Europe (Video) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/everything-going-well-europe-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/everything-going-well-europe-video/#comments Thu, 08 Oct 2015 14:30:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1191338 Meanwhile, over in the EU, no one appears to have lost their minds over the Volkswagen scandal. Not at all. Totally sane.

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Meanwhile, over in the EU, no one appears to have lost their minds over the Volkswagen scandal. Not at all. Totally sane.

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Volkswagen in America CEO Had More Than One Year To Deal With Cheating Diesels http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/volkswagen-america-ceo-one-year-deal-cheating-diesels/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/volkswagen-america-ceo-one-year-deal-cheating-diesels/#comments Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:00:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1190626 In a prepared statement released ahead of congressional testimony Thursday, Volkswagen of America CEO Michael Horn said the automaker knew of emissions issues last spring when West Virginia University researchers published findings that the automaker’s cars were illegally polluting. (Emphasis mine.) In the spring of 2014 when the West Virginia University study was published, I was told […]

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In a prepared statement released ahead of congressional testimony Thursday, Volkswagen of America CEO Michael Horn said the automaker knew of emissions issues last spring when West Virginia University researchers published findings that the automaker’s cars were illegally polluting. (Emphasis mine.) In the spring of 2014 when the West Virginia University study was published, I was told […]

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